System76 Thelio Series: Looking for a Linux PC? You won't find many options, on the contrary there are too many Windows and MacOS computers. System76, created something really rare. A Linux PC made in the USA.
It was not easy, as System76 reported:
"We have been working on Thelio design for about three years. The philosophy around Thelio's design? The design should reflect the character and culture of our company, be readily available, easy to use and upgrade, and represent System76 open source. ”
"We use non-US components such as motherboards, memory and disks." From a technical point of view, however, the Thelio computer "is designed and manufactured in the USA with domestic and foreign components".
The new Thelio The Theo series of System76 has three powerhouse systems for power users:
- Thelio (up to 32GB RAM, 24TB storage discs)
- Thelio Major (up to 128GB RAM, 46TB storage discs)
- Thelio Massive (up to 768GB RAM ECC, and 86TB storage discs)
Each device has a wide variety of hardware options. You can choose either AMD or Intel (from Intel Core 5 or AMD Ryzen 5 to Intel Xeon Scalable and AMD Ryzen Threadripper). For graphics, the default is AMD chipset, but NVIDIA cards are also available.
All systems run on Linux. Of course there is Pop! _OS of System76 (a variant of Ubuntu Linux), but you can also use Ubuntu 18.04
Prices start at 1099,99 dollars. If you want to create a super duper system, you can add two processors to 3.8Ghz Intel Xeon Scalable with 28 kernels, 768GB RAM, 2TB NVMe storage discs for AC and applications, 11TB NVMe storage discs for other applications, 32TB SSD, and four NVIDIA TITAN V GPUs with 12GB VRAM each.
The supercomputer costs only 77.780 dollars.
At a more economical level, Thelio Massive starts with 2.889 dollars with an Intel Xeon Scalable Bronze processor in 3104 1.7 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 250 GB NVMe storage discs and an AMD Radeon RX550 graphics card with 2GB RAM.